Questions about game controllers (which, unlike the more generic peripherals, are used to control games).

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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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How can I get my Logitech Dual Action gamepad to work with DuckTales Remastered?

My Logitech Dual Action gamepad is detected by Steam and the Logitech setup utility, but it does not work at all with DuckTales Remastered. Others are having the same issues with the same gamepad as ...
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How to advance time in Dragon Age Inquisition tac cam for PC?

I looked into many guides and videos about the tactical camera in dragon age inquisition. Often the "advance time" function is mentioned, and in videos where a game pad controller is used, there is a ...
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Afterglow Prismatic Controller Xbox One Reset?

So I got an Xbox One afterglow prismatic controller and I accidentally mapped the control sticks and can't remap them. Anyone know how to reset the controller?
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CounterStrike: GO - Xbox 360 controller not moving

I enabled the controller in the settings but I am unable to move in-game using the control sticks. This controller works with most other games that have controller support on steam.
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Would this type of question be classified as 'off topic' [migrated]

Say person A has a question. He has a piece of software, related to gaming, that is not functioning as expected. Is he able to ask for help on this problem?
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Is this Dualshock 2 controller bootleg?

A few days ago I bought a Dualshock 2 controller and some PS2 games at a thrift store. The controller was really cheap, $1.99, but the cases were separating from each other. It looked like an easy ...
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Guitar Hero Aerosmith PC not working with GH World Tour PC bundle guitar

I have Guitar Hero Aerosmith that works well with the keyboard, but not with my wireless guitar that came with a Guitar Hero World Tour PC bundle. It works well with Guitar Hero 3 and Guitar Hero ...
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Can I sync a Guitar Hero World Tour controller dongle with a Guitar Hero 3 guitar?

So, I was curious, can I sync this controller dongle (that little thing, not the guitar itself): with this guitar? . I want to play Frets on Fire with this guitar on the PC with this set but I ...
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Why does my Xbox One Controller stop responding while playing games on Windows 10?

So I started playing Final Fantasy XIII - 2 via Steam the other day using my Xbox One controller and I noticed that whenever the game showed a prompt (i.e save game, play tutorial, anything in the ...
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Can I use my smartphone as a controller for XBox One?

Left my controller in different state, won't have money for a new one and the controller won't be back. I tried smartglass but can't use that unless my XBox is connected to same Wi-Fi.
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Dualshock 2 on SCP [closed]

This is not a duplicate of my previous question because the other one was asking to get it working with x360ce, this is SCP. Is there an SCP version where it supports dualshock 2? And if not, as a ...
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Is there any way to get a truly console-like Netflix experience from Steam Big Picture?

I really like the Netflix apps available on Playstation, Xbox, etc. and I'd like that same type of interface on my Steam Machine plugged into my TV. Is such a thing possible? All the solutions I've ...
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Does Terraria have controller compatibility?

I have Terraria via Steam and I usually play with a keyboard and mouse. I'd like to play with my Xbox controller but I can't find a joystick option. So can you use a controller for PC Terraria? Thank ...
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I need to get x360ce to recognize my controller [duplicate]

Can I get my generic ps2-usb controller adapter, to be recognized as Twin Usb Joystick? (Do a google search) Right now, it just hangs on searching the internet. Thanks.
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How do I get a Dual shock 2 controller to work with x360ce? [closed]

Basically as the above states. I already have an adapter. Not necessarily with x360ce, but just as an XBox 360 controller. Is there an SCP version for this? Thanks EDIT: http://imgur.com/CbvFS4g. ...
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How do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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Why does my controller stop working in GTA V after opening Steam overlay?

I have GTA V for PC, bought through Steam. I play with an Xbox 360 controller. When I'm playing the game, if at any point I or the game opens a Steam overlay (be it the text input or the regular ...
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Wireless Xbox 360 controller for PC receiver does not automatically turn on after startup

I have Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and have the latest Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2 driver installed. Whenever I boot up my desktop while the receiver is plugged in, the light does not come on, which I'm assuming ...
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Issue with the PS button on Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock guitar controller

I have an issue with the Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock PlayStation 3 guitar controller I bought a few weeks ago. The controller seems to register the PS home button as if I'm holding it down, even ...
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How do I connect a wireless Xbox 360 controller to my Android phone?

I have: Samsung Galaxy S6 Wireless Xbox 360 Controller USB Wireless Adapter for Xbox 360 Controller (Works for Windows/Linux) USB OTG Cable (Allows me to plug USB into Android) I am able to plug ...
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Target lock/release on XBox 360 controller

I just started playing Dark Souls 3 on PC. I get it's meant to be played on gamepad, so I grabbed my X360. But I can't figure out which button is used for target lock/release. It says R, with an ...
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Elite: Dangerous detects my wireless Xbox 360 controller as both that and an additional joystick at the same time, how to avoid this?

More often than not when I start up the game my Custom controls bindings are gone from the menu. I've read that if the custom controls contains bindings relying on equipment not currently present ...
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Is it possible to connect a Gravis Eliminator Aftershock to Windows 10?

Is it possible to connect a Gravis Eliminator Aftershock to Windows 10? I have been looking all over for drivers but can't find anything at all.
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What controllers can you use on Minecraft for Wii-U

On Minecraft for the Wii-U I have heard you cannot use the Wii remote or nun-chuck, is this true? What are the controllers you can use?
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Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Won't sync under Mac

I have a genuine Xbox 360 wireless controller and a gaming receiver. I have downloaded the latest driver from Tattiebogle.net and installed successfully. I have MacOSX Lion installed and under System ...
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How many controllers can connect to a PS2?

Some people say two, some say eight (by using Multitaps). What is the maximum number of controllers that can be connected to a PS2?
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Can I skip the launcher on Skyrim?

I am executing Skyrim through Steam Big Picture with the controller but when I select Play on Big Picture, the launcher of the game appears and I have to use the mouse to start to play. This is very ...
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How can I use my gamepad trackball with Crysis 2 and Xpadder?

I've recently installed Crysis 2 in my PC (Win7 x64bit). I wanted to use my joystick (a gamepad like the ones for the PlayStation) with the game. So I've installed Xpadder to make the joystick ...
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What are the default CS:GO Controller controls in the XBox?

I want to play CS:GO with a controller and my trusty program that will help my dreams come true (aka. Controller Emulators) and I want to know the default CS:GO controller controls in the Xbox. Is it ...
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How do I identify which controller is which DirectInput device?

I have a large number of different types of game controllers hooked up by USB to my PC, which is powering a MAME/arcade cabinet. Problem I'm having is that whenever I go to define my controls in ...
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PS4 Controller not connecting, won't reset

So I was playing my PS4 two days ago, and then packed it up with two controllers that were both connected to this PS4. I got to where I was going, and now the controllers won't connect. They show ...
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PS3 Controller Connects/Disconnects Constantly

I've been using MotionInJoy's DS3 tool to use my PS3 controllers to play games on my computer (specifically emulators like VBA, since Mother 3 can not be played legitimately in the US). It has worked ...
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PS3 controller won't connect [duplicate]

My PS3 controller won't connect to my PS3 with the USB cable. The lights show, but it won't function. I've tried everything I can think of. It blinks as if it's charging, but won't sync to my system.
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Do PlayStation 2 controllers support USB connections?

Does the classic PlayStation 2 controller support a USB standard? I.E., can I cut the cable and solder a USB connector to it?
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Getting 3 or 4 players working in Rayman Origins with non-360 (XINput) controllers

After a large amount of work, I still can't get more than 2 players working in Rayman Origins. I have 2 official xbox 360 controllers which work, but I cannot get any of my other controllers working ...
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Why does my Xbox 360 controller take minutes to connect?

I bought a controller with the Transforming D-Pad some time ago, and I love it. However, this controller has a growing problem, it takes minutes (around 2-3 minutes at least) to pair with the 360. If ...
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Issues with a generic gamepad on Mac

I'm having issues with a generic gamepad (Xeox pro analog gamepad) which I bought to play Hyper Light Drifter on my Mac. The gamepad and all buttons get recognized on my OSX. But in the game, the ...
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Dark Souls 3 xBox One Controller not working on PC [duplicate]

I have been trying to play Dark Souls 3 with an XBox One Wired Controller. The game is not recognizing the controller at all. I have tested the controller with Dark souls 2 and it works fine. I ...
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When using my PS3 controller as a gamepad, how can I turn it off properly?

I've been using my PS3 controller as a gamepad quite a bit recently. I'm using MotioninJoy's DS3 tool, with the controller connected with a USB cable to the desktop. Everything is working great, ...
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Can i use PS4 controller PS3?

I have PS4 and i am going to my cousin's place who has a PS3. So i just want to know that will my controller be compatile with his PS3 console?
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Is the Xbox One controller compatible with Xbox 360?

I simply do not have the finances available to test this out yet, so I am requesting help from someone who has the answer. I am aware of the original Xbox controller is not compatible with the 360, ...
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How to use my gamepad globally as xbox controller (on PC)?

I figure using x360ce I can use my gamepad in some games which claim to require a xbox controller. However, this requires me putting two files (xinput1_3.dll and x360ce.ini) into the respective game's ...
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Playstation 4 controller d-pad jammed.

I play the new "Mortal Kombat X" game on the ps4 and I use the d-pad to play because using the analog stick is really hard, and now on one of my controllers the left button is jammed and is ...
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Are PS4 controllers region locked for any odd reason?

Upon searching for a new controller for the PS4, I noticed that there were red and blue SONY official controllers that were coming from Asia. Upon further investigation, I learned that they are not ...
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My Xbox One controller's left joystick popped out. What should I do?

I’m sharing pictures, because this seems fairly incredible to me: This controller fell maybe 3 feet onto a hardwood floor, and I was amazed to discover that the joystick — which doesn’t appear to ...
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Can I use my Xbox One controller to play the PC versions of the Mass Effect games?

I asked this question and according to the answer I decided to buy all the trilogy. However, there is one concern. I am a bit bored to use keyboard + mouse and want to try the Xbox one controller. Of ...
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Controllers disconnecting from console

I had disconnecting issues the day I set up my console. I went through all the possible solutions posted on the Xbox website, but none of them worked. So, I started using the controller with a wired ...
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Amazon game controller on PC or X-Box?

I found an Amazon Fire TV game controller at Goodwill for a steal, but I don't have Fire TV. Can I hook this up to a PC, X-Box 360, or X-Box One?
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New PS3 controller won't sync with PS3

I bought a new six-axis controller for my best friend, and I did a custom paint job on it. I had to take it apart, but after I put everything back together (right), it just blinks the red lights when ...